Author Topic: Unusual, perhaps ethnic/regional clothing in a WWI photo - where was it taken?  (Read 616 times)

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Re: Unusual, perhaps ethnic/regional clothing in a WWI photo - where was it taken?
« Reply #9 on: Friday 08 October 21 19:26 BST (UK) »
Check also the photographs of the Scottish Women's Hospitals units in Serbia, Salonika campaign etc!

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Re: Unusual, perhaps ethnic/regional clothing in a WWI photo - where was it taken?
« Reply #10 on: Wednesday 13 October 21 04:14 BST (UK) »
After much discussion on the other forum Can anybody throw any light on this unidentified mounted (WWI?) soldier ? We now think that the middle standing chap may actually be from a British or allied (e.g. Australian) mounted unit, in working clothes of vest/waistcoat and (possibly) forage cap - specifically see the photos referred to in replies #17 and #31.

Most roots researched back to the early/mid 1800s. Years noted as 'pre' refer to my direct ancestors, although I'm interested in any relatives:
Mitchelstown, Co.Cork: CORBETT (pre1935), SWEENEY  (pre1935), CUSACK? (pre1894), KEYS? (pre1894)
Mallow, Co.Cork: BROWNE (1895-1935)
Caher, Co.Tipp: BROWNE (pre1895), PURTELL(pre1895)
Cashel, Co.Tipp: FANNING (pre1886)
Llanelly, Carms: GRIFFITHS (pre1934), REYNOLDS (pre1901), WILLIAMS (pre1934)
Ton Pentre, Glams: LEWIS (pre1901)